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Get Ken Schwartz Decals, Score Extra $50 for Win in MANCUP or NHDRO

The world’s quickest lawyer on two wheels, Ken Schwartz is offering racers in all MANCUP and NHDRO categories $50 for an event win if KennethRSchwartz.com stickers are run on both sides of the motorcycle. To get the decals, email Ken…

Tommy Bolton Moves into New Shop, Featured on TV

Tommy “Tombo” Bolton, a 25-time plus motorcycle drag racing world champion as both a rider and tuner, recently moved his popular and respected speed shop to a much larger facility. “I went from a 1,900 square foot building to a…

Hot Dragbike Deals From Schnitz Racing

VANCE & HINES HEAVY DUTY HAYABUSA CAM CHAINS Vance & Hines Motorsports Hayabusa Cam Chains are produced from the strongest and finest steel available. Recommended in all high performance street and racing applications. Cam Chains do wear and need to…

Schnitz Racing Confirms Class Sponsorship for PMRA Street ET

PMRA is pleased to announce that Schnitz Racing has agreed to continue Street ET Class Sponsorship for the 2015 season. This growing class has been a racer favorite as it tests the rider’s ability to handle a street legal machine…

The Star Racing Riders Challenge Signs Sponsors, Significantly Drops Entry Fee for Opportunity of a Lifetime

Star Racing is pleased to announce that effective immediately the price of The Star Racing Riders Challenge has been reduced from $5,000 per entry to $3,695. The once in a lifetime opportunity has signed a number of sponsors who wanted…

Hawaya Racing Products 2015 Outlook

BACK TO THE FUTURE:   The year 2015 will be a transition year for Hawaya Racing. As a company, HRP will be stepping up in several areas, the first of which will be in manufacturing of its racing products and…

Star Racing Kicks off 35th season with Rider’s Challenge

  Star Racing has kicked off its 35th Anniversary Season of Celebration with the announcement of a 30 Rider Challenge where one champion will win a prize package worth over $25,000 and the opportunity to be a teammate to 3-time…

Hawaya Racing and Dragbike School Has Excellent Rockingham Outing

On Tuesday prior to the AMRA final event of the year, the crew of Hawaya Racing headed to “the Rock” in preparation for the Fall Nitro Bike School. In total, 7 riders and 4 crew chiefs/members attended the school, including…

Orient Express NextUp Engine Kill New Feature

The Orient Express NextUp engine kill control module will now include a new feature for semi-auto transmission applications – ZeroKill – which is gear position programmable. ZeroKill is an improvement over the class-leading 20ms kill time offered in the NextUp…

Hawaya Racing Nitro Dragbike School A Huge Success

Hawaya Racing’s 2014 Spring Nitro Bike School went off without a hitch! 8 riders and 5 crew chiefs/members attended the 2-½ day school at Rockingham Dragway. The experience of the riders ranged from some of our best V-Rod riders to…

Bates Leathers Teams Up with PMRA Dragbike Racing as New Associate Sponsor

PMRA is pleased to announce a new partnership with Bates Leathers for the 2014 race season! We are extremely excited to align ourselves with one of the premier manufacturers and supporters of motorcycle drag racing. Bates Leathers has been a…

Cooper Performance Grooming Richard Gadson to Take over Drag Bike Business

Richard Gadson was always way ahead of his time in motorcycle drag racing. That tends to happen when you are competing before your 16th birthday and your uncle is Rickey Gadson, one of the most successful drag bike racers ever.…

Future Georgia motorsports complex gears up for 2014 groundbreaking

In preparation for a 2014 groundbreaking, Americus Motorsports Complex (AMC) project manager Jay Merritt and the development team have made huge strides over the past several months to increase the global appeal of this facility by hiring an International Safety…

Hawaya Racing and VP Racing Fuels extend their Dragbike Relationship into 2014

Hawaya Racing is proud to announce the return of VP Racing Fuels as the Official Fuel of the Hawaya Racing Team as well as the Nitro Bike School for 2014. “Hawaya Racing has had a long standing partnership with VP…

HRP Announces Lucas Oil, Official Motor Oil of the Hawaya Racing Nitro DragBike School

“Hawaya Racing is proud to announce Lucas Oil, as the Official Motor Oil of the Hawaya Racing Team as well as the Nitro Bike School for 2014. Hawaya Racing has used Lucas Oil Products in our high performance street bikes,…

American Performance Engineering APE – Reliability and Experience in Dragbike Racing and Powersports

APE, the creation of high performance machinist Jay Eshbach, is a study in survival and adaptation in the high performance motorcycle business in an ever changing world. Jay has not only managed to supply motorcycle racers with go-fast parts since…

Build Now, Pay Later with Schnitz Racing

We know that performance parts can be expensive. Engine upgrades, shocks, swingarms, exhaust systems and even tires can break the bank account. This is especially true if you just got a new or “new to you” bike and want to…

Troy Bayliss Dymag Motorcycle Drag Racing Wheel Promotion

Dymag Wheels U.K. is pleased to announce a special offer on all Carbon CA5 wheel sets to celebrate the recently announced partnership with Troy Bayliss. Pairs of Dymag Carbon CA5 wheels are on sale for $2995 – an $800 savings…

Americus Motorsports Complex Hires Project Manager, Plans Big January Announcement

The most recent development for the future Americus Motorsports Complex is the addition of a project manager who will guide the development team through a multidimensional feasibility study, the financial process and the Phase I Environmental inspections, while continuing revisions…

Clutch Kits at a Great Price from Schnitz Racing

Check out a great product available from Schnitz Racing SUZUKI OEM COMPLETE CLUTCH KITS – Click here for Suzuki OEM Complete Clutch Kits that include everything needed to rebuild the clutch in one package at a great price! Includes: Fiber…

Industry Leader Web Cam Continues to Expand Business

Web Cam vice president Laurie Dunlap has the perfect outlook and work ethic to keep her company atop the motorcycle industry in innovation and performance. “We are always looking for ways to improve and make more power,” Dunlap said. Web Cam was…

Trim-Tex Kisses the Bricks, Aiming for Three Peat at Road America

  Bryan Sellers and Mark Boden crossed the famed finish line at the ‘Yard of Bricks’ in first place of the Continental Tires Sports Car Challenge (CTSCC) series race, making it two in a row for the Fall-Line Motorsports pair.…

Trim-Tex/Fall-Line GRAND-AM Team Scores First Win at Watkins Glen

Former AMA/Prostar Pro Stock world record holder, “7.0” Joe Koenig, can add another accomplishment to his impressive resume of motorsports achievements. Koenig, a former NHRA championship-winning team owner, was overcome with pride when his GRAND-AM car, driven by Bryan Sellers…

PR2 – A Company Built on a Proven Formula for Racing Success

Experts agree, in business or sport, focusing on what provides the most gains is a sound strategy. Using that same simple philosophy, PR2’s Chris Durham has developed two of his sons into world-class professional motocross racers and transformed his suspension…

Superior Powder Coating at an Unbeatable Price – McKees 724-480-7297

At Cycledrag.com, we are always searching for outstanding parts and services at affordable prices to help your motorcycle look and perform its best. We found a true gem with McKees Powder Coating, who is offering unbeatable deals on their first-rate…

Call McKinney’s Used Auto Parts

Call McKinney’s Used Auto Parts at 937-379- 1969 for anything you need for your car or truck. Transmissions, motors, rear ends? McKinney’s Auto Parts has it all. Mention you saw the ad on Cycledrag.com for special pricing.

Bring Your Motorcycle Shocks to Life at East Coast Suspension, (724) 336-3293

Any smart racer knows, it doesn’t matter how powerful an engine is if the power can’t be effectively transferred to the ground.  Traction is essential in all forms of motorcycle racing and riding, and a proper suspension setup is necessary…

Star Racing’s MonStar Head Approved for European Competition

The MonStar billet 4-valve cylinder head, developed by Star Racing and Monster Race Products, has been officially approved for Pro Stock competition in the UEM European Drag Racing Championship. After several weeks of deliberation, the official announcement was delivered to…

Hawaya Announes Autolite as Official Nitro Bike School Spark Plug

Hawaya Racing is proud to announce Autolite as the Official Spark Plug of the Hawaya Racing Nitro Bike School. We have used Autolite spark plugs for years, with record setting success. It is very exciting to have a company like…

APE Wrist Pins Withstand McBride’s Horrific Explosion

The world’s quickest motorcycle drag racer, Larry “Spiderman” McBride suffered the worst engine explosion of his 34-year career at last year’s Manufacturer’s Cup Finals from Valdosta, Ga., in November.  Thanks to outstanding components by APE (www.aperaceparts.com), the physical and financial…

Hawaya Racing Announces Venom Sponsorship

Johnny Vickers, the president of Hawaya Racing Products (HRP) announced today that they have attained sponsorship of Venom-Group International (VGI) for 2012. “We have reached an agreement with Venom-Group International to come on board as the official battery of the…

Orient Express Renews MIROCK Pro Street Sponsorship

Once again, Orient Express has renewed their sponsorship contract for the famous Pro Street class featuring the World’s Fastest Streetbikes in the MIROCK Superbike Series. Orient Express has been the class sponsor of the Pro Street ever since its inception…

Hawaya Racing Now a Dealer for Lenco Transmission

Hawaya Racing, Inc. is proud to announce they are now a dealer for Lenco Transmission. “We have had a long relationship with Lenco over the years in the manufacturing of our shafts, sprockets and gears, says Johnny Vickers, president of…

Hawaya Racing and Vreeland’s H-D to Sponsor AHDRA Pro Drag

AHDRA Headquarters is pleased and proud to announce that Hawaya Racing/Vreeland’s Harley-Davidson will sponsor the Pro Drag Class for 2012. We appreciate our long time relationship with Hawaya Racing and Vreeland’s Harley-Davidson and look forward to working with both organizations…

Call McKinney’s for Great Deals on Used Auto Parts

Call McKinney’s Used Auto Parts at 937-379- 1969 for anything you need for your car or truck. Transmissions, motors, rear ends? McKinney’s Auto Parts has it all. Mention you saw the ad on Cycledrag.com for special pricing.

Decisions, Decisions – Which 2012 Motorcycle to Buy?

Happy New Year!  Now which motorcycle are you going to buy? A trip to a dealer with a comprehensive inventory of 2012s will leave most shoppers with a multitude of factors to consider.  Even drag racing enthusiasts need to carefully…

New AMC Signs Show Motorsports Complex Features

Since the February 9, 2011, announcement of the Americus Motorsports Complex (AMC), the Star Racing team has been working tirelessly on the lengthy planning and approval process required for such a large facility. After more than 30 years in the…

Americus Motorsports Complex Receives FAA Approval

Star Racing recently received approval from the FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) for the future Americus Motorsports Complex (AMC) redesigned site plan. After months of waiting, this news marked another major step in the lengthy planning process for the motorsports complex.…

Schnitz Racing Carrillo Pistons and Price Match Special

  Piston Kit, Kawasaki ZX-12 – CP $721.05 Piston Kit, Kawasaki ZX-14 – CP $721.05 Piston Kit, Suzuki GSXR1000 – CP $721.05 – $805.60 Piston Kit, Suzuki Hayabusa 08-12 – CP $721.05 Piston Kit, Suzuki Hayabusa 99-07 – CP $721.05…

Schnitz Racing Black Friday Sale

There is a huge Black Friday sale set to take place at Schnitz Racing.  Don’ t miss out! Shirts ship for just $4.00  Order 3 or more and they ship for FREE!   Trac Dynamics Kawasaki ZX-14 +6″ Polished Swingarm…

Shinko Slicks and Aluminum Swingarms On Sale at Schnitz

Shinko Reactor Slick   Just in time for the cool weather, Shinko’s Reactor Drag Slick offers maximum traction to get you down the track without any tire spin.  This slick has been proven to work on some of the quickest…

Star Racing Recognized as Small Manufacturer Nominee

Star Racing of Americus was presented with a plaque recently for their nomination as one of the top 100 small manufacturing companies in Georgia for 2011. Star Racing, a manufacturer of motorcycles and motorcycle parts, was nominated as one of…